Other than meeting new workmates we didn't have a lot to do apart from getting to know our old city again.
We visited the Frank Kitts markets which began whilst we were away - these markets are pretty awesome. Unfortunately our purchases were limited to cupcakes, but when I start working I will be going back again for sure. I really loved the decorate your own cupcake table - I want to do that sometime soon.
One of the things I've missed about Wellington is the general quirky-ness of the city. I found an example of this at the bus stop where we were staying at Lyall Bay.
I think this mini library was set up by some people involved in book crossing (although that's just a guess). It nice to have a glossy magazine to flick through whilst you wait for your bus and the angel was a nice touch for Christmas.
Also whilst I was overseas I did really miss Wellington's coastline - it makes everything seem fresh. I don't think it ever really gets too hot or humid in Wellington.
Rich and I went for a walk along the coast and Lyall Bay and met our friend the Wellington wind again. It was a mighty windy day. We also found an Easter Island head that was a gift from Chile to New Zealand.